Scott Hocking is an installation artist, sculptor and photographer based in Detroit. He creates site-specific sculptural and photographic installation projects, often using found materials. His artwork has been exhibited at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Cranbrook Art Museum, the University of Michigan, the Smart Museum of Art, and Contemporary Art Museum St Louis, and internationally at the Kunst-Werke Institute, the Van Abbemuseum, and the Kunsthalle Wien. He recently completed projects at Sculpture Space in upstate New York, and at the Bundanon Trust in New South Wales, Australia, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. His writing is featured in many international publications.
'I think this is a compliment, but Scott Hocking really has an eye for the absolutely horrible graffiti that is still everywhere, and how to bring out not just how artistically bad it is, but also its absurdity in placement' Hyperallergic 'Bad Graffiti is a humorous celebration of the graffiti seen everyday in our cities and often overlooked. Bad Graffiti looks at the plethora of graffiti that adorns our cities at a ubiquitous, popular cultural level' We Make Money Not Art